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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English unholsom; equivalent to un- +‎ wholesome.

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unwholesome (comparative more unwholesome, superlative most unwholesome)

  1. Not wholesome; unfavorable to health; unhealthful.
    unwholesome air, or food
  2. Not sound; tainted; defective.
  3. Indicating unsound health; characteristic of or suggesting an unsound condition, physical or mental; repulsive; offensive.

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ReferencesEdit

  • unwholesome in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911